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School leader:  Dr. Shari Popen
6000 E 14th St Tucson
Tucson, AZ 85715

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(520) 382-9210
(520) 382-5888
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"College readiness, small classes, real teachers, strong arts program."


  • Before / After care
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation


  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, World languages, Humanities...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, None...
  • World languages
    Japanese, Spanish
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58 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · December 18, 2015
My son is in his second year at Sky Islands and I have to say that it was the best decision we ever made. He was in the largest school district in Tucson and unfortunately spent his entire year in front of a computer for a math teacher. It was a... more

Submitted by a parent · November 26, 2015
Our child has been at Sky Islands for only half a year, so we can't speak from ample experience, but based on what we've seen so far, and on what we've seen at other high schools, we can say Sky Islands is a great school. The teachers and staff... more

Submitted by a parent · October 27, 2015
My son is now in his second and final year at this school as a senior. The one thing that stands out right away with this curriculum is that they don't just stick to the standard requirements, but go far beyond those. Life skills come to mind... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 27, 2015
The school's director has developed a very unique learning situation with this school. Her many years of experience in the field of having experienced the bad, the good and ugly have now been molded to bring out the best in students and staff. Her... more

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We have small class sizes and a strong, dedicated faculty. All students get individual attention. We maintain a strong working relation with parents, and take part in community outreach activities. We have strong arts courses that include photography, design, and multi-media, and students take guitar as part of the UA Lead Guitar program. Social studies classes are taught through film. Science classes are hands-on with plants, soils, and water conservation. Students conquer math anxiety.

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Sky Islands High School
6000 E 14th St Tucson, Tucson, AZ  85715
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 58 reviews. (520) 382-9210
Last modified Sky Islands High School is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.